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Maintenance Mechanic
Black & McDonald Limited - Richmond, ON
Job Description

We are looking for a full-time Maintenance Mechanic who will be working within the Facility Management & Operations (FMO) Division. The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for day to day operations and maintenance tasks, including minor repairs and may work alongside other trades such as HVAC Mechanics.

Job Description

  • Performs physical inspections of building service rooms and areas both interior and exterior to ensure all equipment and building systems are functioning properly and to ensure that no unsafe or unacceptable building conditions exist. Verifies daily environmental controls to assure readings are within accepted standards
  • Performs periodic and seasonal preventive maintenance tasks and minor repairs to assure proper operating conditions and efficiency to extend equipment life and to maximize safety. Performs mechanical maintenance such as filter and belt changing, greasing, etc.
  • Must be able to read and complete planned maintenance activities as assigned, providing notes and comments on completed work, identifying repair opportunities, taking pictures as required and ensuring minimal rework.
  • Report all system, equipment and/or condition anomalies
  • Respond to emergencies and/or complaints from service desks. Notifies the Facility Manager immediately in the case of an emergency. In cases where complaints are received directly from tenants, these complaints must be brought to the attention of the Facility Supervisor, Contract Manager and/or Service Desk immediately.
  • Become involved in inventory monitoring and assist in material purchasing
  • Key contributor to identify equipment or system repairs both preventive and reactive. Assist in project related for component or system replacements and repair.
  • Verifies the quality of the work carried out by the various sub-contractors
  • Reads meters as required. Analyses results for anomalies. Provides weekly summary report to the Facility Supervisor or Contract Manager
  • Works with and report to the Facility Manager on various system investigations as required
  • Keeps the Contract Manager fully informed on operational matters
  • Responds to after-hours emergency calls, be oncall.
  • Performs other related tasks that may reasonably be considered to be expected within the scope of services generally provided by a mechanical operations and maintenance service provider
  • Performs light duties such as sweeping, cleaning, painting, garbage removal, snow removal, assisting zone technicians, mechanics, etc.
Desired Skills & Experience


  • 3 or more years' experience as a Maintenance Mechanic or Handyman
  • Possess a Level 2 (Secret) government security clearance
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and manuals.
  • Working knowledge of building services including air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical and mechanical equipment controls and systems
  • Excellent customer service skills with desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Maintain a professional demeanour at all times with fellow employees and customers
  • A team player, committed to working in a quality environment
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, on a ladder or scaffold at various heights
  • Bending and Lifting Required; Lifting under 30 kgs.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards.
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Entry level
Job ID: 2018228298